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 Clayton Elvis Christy

Clayton Elvis Christy

Richland Springs, San Saba County, Texas, USA
Death 28 Feb 1979 (aged 58)
Amarillo, Potter County, Texas, USA
Burial Canyon, Randall County, Texas, USA
Plot AA-18 SP 8
Memorial ID 11766780 · View Source
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Realtor Died Wednesday

Funeral services for Clayton E. Christy, 58, were held Friday afternoon at First Baptist Church in Canyon with Rev. Jim Hancock officiating.

Owner-manager for Christy Realty at 5708 W. 34th, Amarillo, Mr. Christy was a retired United States Air Force Colonel and died Wednesday at St. Anthony’s Hospital in Amarillo.

He opened Christy Realty when he moved to Canyon in 1963 following retirement from the Air Force. He lived at Route 2, Box 128, Canyon, and was born in San Saba, Texas.

He attended the University of Texas and served with the Air Force in World War II and the Korean Conflict.

He was a member of the Retired Air Force Officers Association, Amarillo Better Business Bureau, Amarillo Chamber of Commerce, Amarillo Board of Realtors, National Association of Realtors, and Texas Association of Realtors.

A member of the First Baptist Church in Canyon, he was past president of Western Plateau Parent Teachers Association and the East Amarillo Kiwanis Club.

Survivors include his wife, Jean; three sons, David, Mark and John, all of the home; a daughter, Gay, of the home; his mother, Mrs. Ethlyn Christy of Amarillo and a brother, J. Dean Christy of Amarillo.

Military graveside rites were held at Dreamland Cemetery and local arrangements were handled by Schooler-Gordon Funeral Directors. Pallbearers were Pat Garvey, Joel Low, Paul Kennedy, Mike Tow, Joe Cave and Claude Crews.

The family requests that memorials be to the American Cancer Society.

The Canyon News - March 4, 1979

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  • Find A Grave, database and images ( : accessed ), memorial page for Clayton Elvis Christy (2 Dec 1920–28 Feb 1979), Find A Grave Memorial no. 11766780, citing Dreamland Cemetery, Canyon, Randall County, Texas, USA ; Maintained by Dreamland Assoc (contributor 49144149) .